As most web geeks will know, the million dollar homepage was your classic simple-genius idea and prompted people all over the world to proclaim “I could have done that”.
In fact, many people have since done that but none to anywhere near the success of Alex Tew, who famously paid his way through University (and much more!) with the simple concept of selling advertising space at $1 per pixel on a single page website with 1 million pixels available.
Now, a couple of years on, Firebox have started selling a poster of the website as shown in the picture accompanying this post. My first thoughts were tacky but actually looking at it I can see a retro appeal, especially a few years down the line. It is a real bit of history (for all of us aspiring to make big money online anyway) and is so brash in colour that it could work.
If I had somewhere for it, I would invest…